More on peat. A Canadian study says that climate change lengthens the burning season in Alaska, causing fires to burn longer and deeper. CO2, instead of being stored in the soil, is released into the air. In the 2000s, twice the CO2 was emitted than the average for the previous five decades. GR.
In the wake of reactionary rulings by the Supreme Court that seized a woman’s right to abortion after the Justices had unleashed potentially lethal freedoms to gun owners, one can only shudder at the prospect of the court’s upcoming decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).